Had a baby recently?  If so, there is a decent chance you named it Edward, Bella or Jacob.  Why?  Because according to a story from VOA, baby names are faddish and popular culture influences you more than you realize.  So in 5 years when all the girls in Kindergarten are named Gaga and the boys are all named Bieber, you'll know why!  The top names for the year are:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Top 10 US Baby Names

    GIRLS
    1. Sophia
    2. Emma
    3. Isabella
    4. Olivia
    5. Ava
    6. Lily
    7. Chloe
    8. Madison
    9. Emily
    10. Abigail 

    BOYS

    1. Aiden
    2. Jackson
    3. Mason
    4. Liam
    5. Jacob
    6. Jayden
    7. Ethan
    8. Noah
    9. Lucas
    10. Logan